Category Archives for "Legislative Updates"

Jan 09

PRESS: Maryland General Assembly 2020

Sean Yoes | January 9, 2020 The 2020 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly officially began on Jan. 8, amidst what many would characterize as catastrophic changes. Last year, the longtime Speaker of the House, Michael Bush died and Speaker Pro Tem Adrienne Jones was elected the first woman and first Black Speaker of […]

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Apr 25

VIDEO – Malcolm X Talk: Legislative Session Wrap-Up (4.25.2019)

A reflection and an overview of the 2019 Legislative Session. The assembly of elected officials began in January and lasted until early April. Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle along with community partners, actively worked during that time to protect the interests of Black Baltimoreans specifically around Hogan Crime Legislation, the creation of a JHU Private […]

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Feb 21

#EyesOnAnnapolis – 2019 MD General Assembly

2019 MD General Assembly We’ll be posting updates on our work during session. Check back here to see updates on progress and an any actions! (3/20/2019) – UPDATE: Hopkins Private Police Force being heard in House Judiciary Committee This week the House Judiciary Committee will be voting on a bill – HB 1094 / SB 793 – that […]

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Jul 06

Black Arts & Black Power: Creating Baltimore’s Black Arts District

Historically, Pennsylvania Avenue was the highlight of Black Baltimore. The great Royal Theatre, now commemorated by a marquee in the place the building once stood, was formerly a stop on what was known as the “chitlin circuit,” a ring of premiere theatres amenable to Black performers that included — the Carver Theatre in Birmingham, Alabama, […]

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